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Feb 15, 2013 7:00pm EST
. the streaking the right exploded over the mountains in russia early today, injuring more than 1,000 people. solid glass or the force of an atomic bomb wrecked building facades and blew out windows. the meteor estimated to be approximately 10 tons in weight, about 50 feet wide coming into the earth's atmosphere at a hypersonic speed of 303,000 miles-per-hour shattering into pieces about 30 miles above ground. one of those pieces eventually plunged -- plus a circular hole, as you see there, frozen over a lake. experts saying there were no surprise that the pieces are not tracked by radar because those pieces were very small, by the time they hit the earth. meanwhile, scientists estimate that the asteroid half the size of a football field when approximately 143,000 tons approached our planet from the opposite direction as the path of the media and then hurtled past earth. heavier 17,000 miles above the planet. the planets closest shave with a rock of that size says records were kept back in the early 90's. the asteroid, da14, big enough to generate a force equivalent to two and a half million
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